Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mike Plumer Address Oregon Seed Growers about Annual Ryegrass Cover Crop Project

In 1996, Oregon sold perhaps a total of 100,000 pounds of annual ryegrass seed into the Midwest. By that time, the annual ryegrass cover cropping project had been active for almost a decade.But cover crops had not caught on in … Continue reading

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Mike Plumer 2012 Report on Annual Ryegrass and Other Cover Crops

“Why has there been such an increase in cover crops in recent years?” asked Mike Plumer at the Oregon Seed League meeting yesterday. First, it’s about capturing the nutrients in the field, keeping nutrients from running off during winter and … Continue reading

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